In November 2022, The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) judged Faraday to be Excellent in both the quality of the pupils’ academic achievements and the quality of their personal development.
Following a combined Focused Compliance and Educational Quality Inspection. The ISI judged the school to be fully compliant and judged the Educational Quality at Faraday to be Excellent in both the quality of the pupils’ academic achievements and the quality of the pupils’ personal development.
This is equivalent to the highest Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’ and recognises the school’s academic success and commitment to children’s wellbeing.
Academic and Other Achievements
Pupils, including children in EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), attain well above age-related expectations.
Pupils’ subject knowledge, skills and understanding are outstanding.
Pupils display exemplary attitudes to learning and achievement.
Pupils exhibit substantial self-confidence and perseverance. Pupils display advanced spiritual awareness for their age; they reflect on philosophical and spiritual ideas with maturity. Pupils display excellent moral understanding and behaviour. Pupils exhibit extremely strong understanding of how to keep themselves safe and look after their mental wellbeing.
Leaders and Staff promote and model the school’s values of kindness, respect and honesty consistently and effectively.
Parents reported how the school ‘equips their children with team work and research skills they need later in life’ and ‘helps their children be confident and independent’.
Pupils academic and non-academic achievements are outstanding for the size of the school (several leavers have achieved art, drama and academic scholarships to senior schools with individual success at national level in gymnastics, football, singing and professional theatre).
The school fully meets its aim to:
- Enable pupils to grow towards maturity and confidence
- Instil habits of good behaviour from an early age
- Teach pupils in a way that allows them to fulfil their potential
- Inspire pupils
- Deliver value for money
For more findings please read the full reports below: